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CLEO's Your Legal Rights webinars are aimed at community workers and advocates who work with low-income and disadvantaged communities in Ontario.

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Returning to work: what clients need to know during the COVID-19 pandemic

Recorded on July 28, 2020 – Many workers are being required to return to work as Ontario workplaces open up. Do your clients have the right to refuse work? What accomodations can your clients ask for on the job? What supports exist for those who remain without work? You can get answers to these and other […]

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July 28, 2020 (1 hour and 30 minutes)


Employment and Immigration for frontline workers during COVID-19

Recorded on May 28, 2020 – Need the latest updates on income benefits like CERB and pandemic pay? Are your clients concerned about returning to work safely, and what are their rights to “say no”? Do you have questions about immigration and eligibility for income benefits? Legal experts from our community provide practical information to […]

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May 28, 2020 (1 hour and 30 minutes)


Income Benefits (CERB/EI + others) and Workers’ Rights during COVID-19 – May 14 2020

Recorded on May 14, 2020  – This was CLEO’s third online information session for front-line workers to get updates on Income Benefits (CERB/EI + others) and Workers’ Rights during COVID-19. Legal clinic lawyers provide practical information to help you answer the questions your clients are facing when applying for income benefits and understanding their rights […]

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May 14, 2020 (1 hour and 30 minutes)


Income Assistance (CERB/EI), Workers’ Rights, and Immigration during COVID-19

Recorded on April 23, 2020 – CLEO hosts this second online information session for front-line workers to give them up-to-date information on the new CERB and EI benefits. Experts from legal clinics and other community organizations will discuss the key issues and answer questions from workers. This webinar includes information on how people’s immigration status […]

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April 23, 2020 (1 hour and 30 minutes)


Income Assistance (CERB/EI) & Workers’ Rights Information Session (related to COVID-19)

Recorded on April 16, 2020 (1 hour and 30 minutes) – This online information session is for front-line workers across the province to provide detailed information on the new Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) and Employment Insurance (E.I.) benefits. This webinar features experts in employment law and workers’ rights, including lawyers from community legal clinics, […]

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April 16, 2020 (1 hour and 30 minutes)


New tools for helping people find good legal information – A webinar for community workers

Recorded on June 14, 2017 – This webinar, provided by CLEO, is designed for community workers who help users find legal information. It covers Steps to Justice, CLEO’s new website for helping clients find step-by-step information about common legal problems. It also outlines the difference between legal information and legal advice.
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June 14, 2017 (1 hour and 4 minutes)


A Primer on Probationary Periods

Recorded on November 30, 2016 – Are you new in your job? Do you work with or represent the newly employed? Have you or someone you know, ever been terminated during a probationary period? This webinar covers the basic, but often poorly understood, rules around probationary periods. What constitutes a probationary period? Can the employer […]

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November 30, 2016 (41 minutes)


Migrant Workers and Access to Social Benefits in Ontario

June 18, 2015 at 12:30 p.m. ET – This webinar from the Inter-clinic Migrant Workers Working Group is for migrant workers (temporary foreign workers and non-status people), their allies, community organizations and community legal clinics.

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June 18, 2015 (1 hour)


Wrongful Dismissal

Recorded on June 13, 2013. – This webinar, intended for community workers, presents options for workers who have been fired or laid off. It looks at when an employer can fire an employee, what a worker can do if they are wrongfully dismissed, and what the Courts or the Ministry of Labour look for when dealing with dismissal cases.

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June 13, 2013 (58 minutes)


Workplace Safety and Insurance Board Basics

Recorded on February 28, 2011 – This webinar is presented by Jessica Michael of Community Advocacy & Legal Centre. It gives community service providers an overview of the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) structure and terminology. The webinar will cover the life cycle of a workers’ compensation claim.

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February 28, 2011 (36 minutes)